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    The East-West Center has announced that 2014 Distinguished Alumni Hiromitsu Miyagi and Puongpun and Thanh-Lo Sananikone will be honored at the Center’s upcoming international alumni conference in Okinawa, along with Outstanding Volunteers Sumi Makey, Bob Nakasone and Larry Smith, and Outstanding Alumni Chapter Lahore, Pakistan. …more

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    HONOLULU (July 21, 2014) – A group of 13 women entrepreneurs and senior executives from 12 Asia Pacific countries are currently in Hawai‘i for EWC’s 2014 Changing Faces women’s leadership seminar. Participants have been exchanging ideas with local businesswomen and students on leadership skills and the global gender gap in innovation and entrepreneurship.  ...more...

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    Earlier this month Australia’s premier taiko drum group, TaikOz, wowed a sold-out crowd at a concert jointly presented by the EWC Arts Program and the UH Manoa Music Department, as well as enthralling several hundred schoolchildren who got to join in the action during special outreach performances.

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    Thirty journalists and NGO representatives from Korea and other Asian countries attended a recent three-day EWC workshop in Seoul on “Meeting International Standards in Human Rights Reporting.” Funded by the U.S. State Department Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, the discussions focused on ethics and techniques for developing credible reports on human rights both in North Korea and the region.

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